The China Quality Certification center (CQC) has just awarded Bio Springer China the following Food safety certificates for its skills in yeast extract manufacturing:

ISO 9001 (2008)
ISO 22000 (2005)
HACCP (CAC/RCP1-1969, REV4-2003

Bio Springer’s customers, supplied from its new plant in Laibin China, are guaranteed to purchase yeast products in compliance with the best quality standards.

For more information on Bio Springer products, please contact us.


Exter B.V. Zaandam and H.J. Heinz B.V. Zeist have reached agreement on the acquisition of the business to business Aroma and HVP activities by Exter. Exter will acquire both the commercial and the production activities. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Aroma and HVP products are being used as a characteristic food ingredient in soups, sauces, snacks and meals.

The transfer fits in the strategy of both companies where Heinz` focus will be primary on the development of leading brands and Exter’s intention is to develop and produce savoury food ingredients to be sold to the food-, flavour- and seasoning industry.

Both Exter and Heinz are convinced that the transaction will maximize the value of this business and ensure continuity for its customers.

At the Food Valley Conference on 8 October 2009 AVEBE received the prestigious Food Valley Award 2009 for its ETENIA™ line of starches.

ETENIA™ is the new potato based product range from AVEBE that will help food manufacturers meet consumer demand for healthy, wellness oriented, natural and safe foods. ETENIA™ gives a creamy rich texture to low fat products such as yoghurt.

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